Tag Archives: MO

Frequent Blood Donor Becomes a Blood Recipient & Meets Two of His Donors

March 3, 2021

Sid McConnell, of Niangua, Missouri, has been a frequent blood donor at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks since 2002. In December 2020, he suddenly became a blood recipient when he underwent a quadruple bypass. While in the hospital, Sid noticed the “Thank The Donor” tags and learned how easy it would be to send […]

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Bleed Red Blood Drive 2019

February 26, 2019

Monday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Thomson Donor Center – 220 W. Plainview Rd., Springfield, MO – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Joplin Donor Center – Northpark Mall, Joplin, MO – 11:00 am to 6:00 pm When you schedule your appointment online for the […]

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Spread the Love Blood Drive

February 1, 2019

Do something for perfect strangers this Valentine’s season by donating the gift of life, and receive a great gift in return. More than 40 local hospitals count on us for the blood, platelets, and plasma their patients need. You can help by participating in our Spread the Love Blood Drive February 1 – 5, 2021, […]

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Newborn Requires Blood Due to Velamentous Cord Insertion Complications

January 8, 2019

Jessica Bower’s face lights up when she talks about her son, Joshua. “He is so strong-willed. He’s such a joy. He’s an amazing human being,” she says of the smiling boy who she and husband Jamie welcomed into the world August 6, 2017. “Can you believe it? We get to experience the rest of our lives with him. People […]

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2021 Miracle of Giving Blood Drive

November 19, 2018

  CBCO’s 27th annual Miracle of Giving Blood Drive takes place December 23, 2021 and December 30, 2021 at all four of CBCO’s donor centers. (NOTE: Our Joplin, Springdale, and Bentonville centers will close early both days of this event.) Donors at our Miracle of Giving Blood Drive will receive (while supplies last): A free […]

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